setup 2.906 release candidate - please test

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Wed Mar 17 20:02:20 GMT 2021


A new setup release candidate is available at:

   https://cygwin.com/setup/setup-2.906.x86_64.exe (64 bit version)
   https://cygwin.com/setup/setup-2.906.x86.exe    (32 bit version)

Please test, and report any problems here.

This is not the place for setup feature requests.

Changes compared to 2.905:

- If a selected site URL saved from the last run starts with "http://", 
and an identical URL, except starting with "https://", is in the current 
mirror list, migrate it from "http://" to "https://".

- Propagate the value of the CYGWIN environment variable into 
post-install and pre-remove scripts (Thanks to Michael Wild for this patch).
   Partially addresses: 
https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2020-August/245994.html

- Warn about unknown package names used with '--packages' or 
'--remove-packages' options.

- Move (potentially localizable) installation progress and package 
action strings to string table resource.

- Fix new warnings and build issues with gcc 10.


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